Director Regulatory Affairs, US Advertising and Promotion

Posted 09 Mar 2023

Rockland, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 261912


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Your Role

The Senior Director of Advertising and Promotion, Prescription Drug Products, may manages one or more Regulatory Affairs Ad & Promo reviewers and provide Regulatory advice and risk assessment on cross functional promotional review team(s) for core product(s).  The Senior Director is responsible for ensuring promotinal and advertising materials are in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, regulatory agency guidance and EMD Serono standards.  This position will be the primary contact for OPDP, provide internal training and SOP development and review guidance.   Senior Director will be responsible for providing advise and guidance to development teams on clinical study design and strategic advice on claims support and label development.


Key Activities/ Responsibilities:

  • Manages one or more promotional reviewers for prescription drugs who represent Regulatory Affairs on the promotional review committees for marketed products.  Provides strategic guidance, oversight, and training to regulatory promotional reviewers. This position will require reviewing promotional materials.
  • Provides strategic support and guidance on proposed claims for products in development and development of Important Safety Information (ISI) and Brief Summaries.
  • Responsible for compliance with regulatory requirements while meeting Company's strategic promotional objectives.
  • Continually develops, assesses and revises advertising and promotion-related processes and SOPs as needed, to enhance efficiencies and compliance.
  • Regularly monitors the regulatory compliance trends in industry, interprets new regulations, guidance documents and enforcement letters. Updates the Regulatory Ad Promo staff, promotional review committees and appropriate other Company staff regarding changes in the current regulatory environment at FDA's Office of Prescription Drug Promotion (OPDP), Advertising and Promotion Labeling Branch (APLB), and other regulatory considerations that may impact business.
  • Works closely with the Regulatory Affairs prescription drug labeling group regarding package insert changes to assess and determine the impact of proposed labeling changes on product promotion. 
  • Works closely with US and Global Regulatory Affairs Therapy area leads to advice on protocol design and impact on promotional labeling and advertising.
  • Reviews packages for regulatory advice, resolution of FDA action letters and leads the company in discussions with OPDP.
  • Coordinates Companywide ongoing regulatory training on regulatory issues pertaining to promotion of Company prescription products.
  • Other job responsibilities as needed.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific, medical or business discipline
  • Minimum of 14 years of relevant pharmaceutical industry experience with 10+ years of relevant Regulatory Affairs with at least 7 years of experience with prescription product advertising and promotion review.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Broad knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry Regulatory Affairs discipline for prescription drugs.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (MS, PharmD, MD, PhD, JD) preferred.
  • Experience in as Regulatory Strategy and or Labeling Strategy
  • Direct to consumer advertising experience


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